(AllHipHop News) Weezy F. The F stands for “fútbol. According to reports, Lil Wayne has not only started a sports management company but he has signed Real Madrid’s soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo.
TMZ revealed earlier today that Ronaldo will be the first client in Lil Wayne’s sports management company, which will work in partnership with sports agency PolarisSports. PolarisSports is affiliated with sports agency CAA Sports through its 2008 partnership with Gestifute. PolarisSports handles the image rights of their clients and Wayne’s sports management company will reportedly handle Ronaldo’s endorsements, marketing, branding and more. CAA has also handled the contract negotiations for Jay Z’s Roc Nation since its April 2013 beginning.
No word on if Lil Wayne’s sports management company will be in connection to the Visionaire Sports Group he and Birdman applied for a trademark for back in December 2013. According to Forbes, Ronaldo accumulated $77 million last year with $22 million deriving from endorsements, making him the highest paid soccer player of 2013.
While Ronaldo did not confirm his singing, he did release a picture of him, the Prime Minister of Japan and other Japanese politicians throwing up the YMCB hand sign:
YMCMB with @jpn_pmo what you think @srod7 @liltunechi @euro pic.twitter.com/qKVUgDuDZn
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) July 24, 2014